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Community college seems like an oasis of affordable opportunity: It’s cheap! It’s nearby! And you can just see the number in your bank account ballooning with the salary boost from your new degree or certificate! But proceed with caution. Without a strategy, community college can also be a bonfire of wasted time and funds. The key, says Pamela Eddy, a professor of higher education at William ...

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CHICAGO, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) today released new data that highlights the personal experiences and barriers parents face when it comes to swimming and water safety. The data, collected from a diverse set of U.S. parents including Black, LatinX/Hispanic and other population segments, shows that nine in 10* parents see swimming as a key life skill for children – on par with first aid skills and the ability to prepare a meal. A deeper dive uncovers the impact of unique generational and racial inequities when it comes to ensuring all parents and children are safe and confident around water, whether it's a pool, beach, waterpark, or lake front.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds Wrap®, the trusted maker of foil products for over 70 years, has hired BBQ fanatics and rib-loving grill masters to serve as its Chief Grilling Officer … but why should they get to have all the fun? This year, Reynolds is seeking out the totally grill-timidated for a rare job: get paid to learn to grill as the Reynolds Rookie Griller and lead your grill grates to greatness this summer. This opportunity will pay one unseasoned griller $10,000 and arm them with the best grilling tools (including plenty of Reynolds Wrap!) and confidence through one-on-one virtual grilling classes with grill master Steven Raichlen.